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William Nelson, of Penrith

Birthdate: (49)
Birthplace: Penrith, Cumbria, England
Death: October 28, 1670 (49)
Penrith, Cumbria, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Hugh Nelson and Marian Nelson
Husband of Bridgett Nelson
Father of Hugh Nelson, of Penrith

Occupation: cloth merchant
Managed by: Jorge Mario Otero
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About William Nelson, of Penrith

William Nelson and his wife, Bridget, were listed on a Nelson monument formerly in the Penrith Churchyard. In 1704, Bishop Nicolson, visited the church and noted what was listed: "Here lyeth also the body of William Nelson, third Son who died upon the 28th of October 1670 aged 49 years: And also Bridget his wife who died upon the 18th of Dec. 1670, aged 50 years." (Ref: The Nelsons of Penrith, by G. Watson, Sep 18, 1900.) William Nelson and son Hugh after him were cloth merchants.(The Nelsons, A Biographic Study of a Virginia Family in the Eighteenth Century, by Emory Gibbo Evans, 1957)


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Penrith, Cumbria, England
Age 26
Penrith, Cumbria, England
October 28, 1670
Age 49
Penrith, Cumbria, England